THE BEST TIME TO EXPLORE AND VISIT IRAQ ARE IN SPRING AND AUTUMN, AWAY FROM THE SWELTERING HEAT AND THE WINTER CHILLS.
Late May to early September are very hot and dry in Iraq, with temperatures well above 40°C. At this time period, your best break out route is the slightly cooler mountains in the north east. The month from november to february are cool with rain and some snowfall, specially in the Iraqi Kurdistan mountains. Autumn and the spring, are the best time to explore Iraq. And September to October offers you a perfect temperatures for sightseeing, while March, April and early May bring the bonus of wildflowers and the March celebration of Nowruz, the spring and Persian New Year, when parties and mountain picnics are held throughout the area and region.
Weather in Iraq
Average temperatures in Iraq vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperature makes you feel nice most of the year, excluding hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of rainstorm throughout the year. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the warmest time to visit and explore Iraq, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 111.5°F (44.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 85.2°F (29.6°C) at night.
Overall Iraq Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine make the season warm. Highs range from 103.4°F (39.7°C) and 69°F (20.6°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare minimum of 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is one of the very busiest season for tourism.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have warm weather with high temperature. These months see the minimum rainfall with about 0 days of precipitation per month. The month from June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Iraq, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 106.9°F (41.6°C) and 67.9°F (19.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snowfall for a normal 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is litle slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels can be of affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this month of year in Iraq, and to be very enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average temperature during this season is between 69°F (20.6°C) and 56.2°F (13.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount that is 2 times per month. This period of year are also fairly slow with tourists. This is a brief discription about best time to explore and visit Iraq.